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Scott Kerner, of Riverton, Vt., left, checks the progress of roasting coffee beans in a Turkish-made coffee roaster as Ross Evans, of Randolph, Vt., adjusts the heat while working in a barn shared with a pottery studio that belongs to Ross' father in Northfield, Vt., on July 18, 2015. The pair started Carrier Roasting Co. early this year and do two roasts every week. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Haute Cuisine Beans: New Coffee Achievers Roast Locally in Small Batches

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sam Sabky and Kate Fisher were seated one morning last week at a cafe table in My Brigadeiro, the brightly lighted chocolate shop tucked under the Starbucks in Hanover, waiting for the proper moment to give two French presses the final push to make the perfect cup of coffee. They’re conducting a tasting of King’s Row Coffee Co.’s special coffees, …

David M. Goodwin, Sr.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — David M. Goodwin, Sr. passed away after a long illness on Monday, July 27, 2015, in Hanover. He was born April 8,1939. He was an avid mechanic for years and worked for Pike Industries until he retired. He was predeceased by his parents, Newman & Marion Goodwin and a sister Sharon Higgins. He leaves behind five children, David Goodwin, Jr. …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based Valley Green Natural Gas was the only entity aiming to serve the two communities, with a petition to do so pending before the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission. That changed when Liberty Utilities, which includes EnergyNorth Natural Gas …

Edward J. O’Rourke, Jr.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Wolfeboro, N.H. — Edward J. O’Rourke, Jr., of Wolfeboro died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the age of 89. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Aug. 8, 1925, to Edward J. and Charlotte Crosby O’Rourke. He graduated from Mamaroneck High School and attended Dartmouth College in the …

Jacqueline Winship Kimball

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Tucson, Ariz. — Jacqueline Winship Kimball, 90, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Tucson, with two daughters and a granddaughter at her side. She was born in Clearwater, Fla. to Ruth and Roger Winship. She never stopped feeling grateful for their perfect parenting and …

A Life: David Orr, 1934-2015; ‘He Was Never Anything But Calm Under Fire’

Monday, July 6, 2015

Hanover — The renovation of the west stands at Dartmouth College’s Memorial Field is nearing completion and in recent weeks the press box has begun to take shape. When the Big Green’s football season kicks off in September, …

Dartmouth Professor’s Smartphone App Can Predict GPA

Monday, July 6, 2015

Hanover — “My phone knows we’re in a conversation,” Andrew Campbell, a computer science professor at Dartmouth College, said one morning last week in his office. “It doesn’t know you, but it knows I’m in a conversation right …

Many Vie to Eat Most Pie

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hanover — For Dan Schneider, the Upper Valley’s long-reigning pie-eating champion, the Fourth of July has become an annual opportunity to defend his title. Apple pies, a baked good with a seemingly unending supply of Americana-laced goodwill, could …

A Star-Spangled Race: Runners Kick Off the Fourth With Lebanon 10K

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lebanon — So, how was your Fourth? For some, it started and ended with a bang. A bunch of runners began the chilly morning with the Red, White & Blue 6.2, a 10-kilometer race that led them along …

Mieko Tahara Griffin

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Mieko Tahara Griffin, of Hanover, died peacefully at Wheelock Terrace on Monday, June 29, 2015. She was 85. Mieko was born in 1930 to Akio and Nobuko Tahara and spent her childhood in Niimi, Japan, with her seven sisters and brothers. She lost her mother …

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on …

Storms Down Trees, Take Out Power

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Hanover — Soggy soil and the occasional sharp gust toppled several trees throughout the Upper Valley during Wednesday’s rainstorms, in one case cutting power to more than a hundred people. Though air currents were “not terribly strong,” Mike Kistner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, …

Food Notes: Thetford Native Wins Fellowship to Research Cheesemaking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thetford resident Linnea Burnham is spending the next 13 months traveling the world to learn about making artisanal cheese. Burnham, who graduated from Middlebury College earlier this year, is one of the 50 members of the Thomas J. …